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- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
Roughly half the world's population speaks languages derived from a shared linguistic source known as Proto-Indo-European. But who were the early speakers of this ancient mother tongue, and how did they manage to spread it around the globe? Until now their identity has remained a tantalizing mystery to linguists, archaeologists, and even Nazis seeking... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2006; US$ 54.00
This volume addresses the need for a more considered and systematic approach to teacher education and training in Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL), in all its forms: Technology Enhanced Language Learning, Network-Based Language Learning, Information and Communication Technologies for Language Learning and so on. The 20 chapters of the book... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1999; US$ 195.00
This volume contains papers on linguistic historiography ranging chronologically from ancient Greece to the present, and covering philosophical, social and political aspects of language as well as the study of grammar in the narrow sense. The work opens with the report on a round-table discussion of problems in translating ancient grammatical texts.... more...
- Medallion Media Group 2012; US$ 9.99
Suspense and sexy fun await in Beth Ciotta?s Friends and Lovers bundle. In Jinxed, beautiful socialite Afia St. John has been plagued with bad luck since her birth on Friday the thirteenth. After losing her father and two older husbands in freak accidents, she discovers her business manager has absconded with her fortune. Afia refuses her godfather?s... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 44.95
The book aims to provide a bridge between two applied linguistics subfields, namely those of interlanguage pragmatics and third language acquisition. It examines the production and identification of request acts formulas on the part of bilingual learners of English in the Valencian Community (Spain). Previous to the empirical study itself, we present... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 59.95
This volume argues that English as a second language can be learnt by adult learners if typical errors are corrected regularly. The recommended means of correction and remediation is artificial intelligence and its application within Intelligent Computer Assisted Language Learning. Original research demonstrates the success of this approach. more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99
As a field of inquiry, interlanguage pragmatics reflects the growing interest in recent years in understanding the social and pragmatic aspects of second language acquisition. Interlanguage Pragmatics offers an up-to-date synthesis of current research in the field, documenting from diverse perspectives the development, comprehension, and production... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2007; US$ 39.95
Attempts to apply relevance theory to verbal input for instructed foreign language learners. This book - intended for L2 teacher educators, L2 teachers and teacher trainees - focuses on L2 classroom discourse analysis in the light of Relevance Theory. more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 174.14
This book shows that the notions developed within the Cognitive Linguistics movement afford an insightful perspective on several important areas of second language acquisition and pedagogy. The key concepts commonly invoked in cognitive analyses such as the usage-based conception of grammar, the radial organization of categories, metaphors,... more...